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today's leftovers:

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  • openSUSE 11.3 and SELinux
  • Linux KVM virtualization gains steam in cloud computing market
  • MuleSoft Helps Canonical Compete in the Linux Enterprise Server Space
  • Wil Wheaton Prime uses Linux where mac fails
  • Testing Wine 1.1.43 on Fedora 13 and Ubuntu 10.04
  • Jive Software retreats from "dumb mistake" on open source
  • mjpeg programs for recording of videos and playback
  • What will the browser look like in five years?
  • Gluon Prepares for First Release
  • Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at CED Venture 2010
  • A Music Lover's Fedora Linux Workstation
  • NoSQL - Apache Cassandra Release 0.6
  • FLOSS Weekly 117: Bob Jacobsen
  • Linux Basement - Episode 53 - A New LB and Amahi

today's odds & ends:

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  • The Planet Joins Linux Foundation
  • 75 Open Source Tools to Replace Apps You Use Every Day
  • Future on Ubuntu and Desktop Linux
  • System76 Starling EduBook: Classmate PC with Ubuntu
  • IOGraph maps your mouse movements on Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Tell me what the future is aptdaemon
  • Always have an exit strategy when looking at cloud
  • 10 Tools To Add Some Spice To Your UNIX Shell Scripts
  • Extcalc: An easy-to-use scientific graphing calculator
  • Updated Ubuntu server OS set for April 29 release
  • KDE time travel
  • Will Wall Street require Python?
  • Python support in GNOME gets a boost from hackfest
  • Plasma Water Animation
  • ubuntuone music store no longer accepts Click&Buy
  • Red Hat's Fedora taps Zafara open source groupware for 13
  • The Horse Race For Video in HTML5 Continues
  • Little things: ubuntu print page
  • The Linux Action Show! s11e08: Btrfs the ZFS Killer?

few odds & ends:

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  • Migrating your Claws Mail to a new installation
  • Wolvix 2.0.0 beta Build 56
  • Desktop Couch View Editor
  • Improve KVM performance
  • Writing Terminator plugins
  • Fedora On The OLPC At LFNW 2010
  • Alsa Domain Scare, missing alsa git or website

some howtos & stuff:

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  • Show real swap usage for each individual process
  • Setting up BGP4 with Zebra
  • Change Your Ubuntu User’s UID to 501 (OS X UID)
  • Convert a string of hex characters into ascii chars
  • Use TeamViewer for remote Linux support
  • How to Enable Direct2D Acceleration in Ubuntu [ATI Cards]
  • Change Sudo Password Remembering Time in Ubuntu
  • KDE and the .gtkrc
  • Turn off/down/up login sound when Ubuntu Gnome startup
  • How To Hide PHP Version Information
  • Configuration tips for the Ubuntu Lucid kernel
  • Adding a new IP to a Redhat Linux system
  • Sony Not Reimbursing Retailers over "Other OS"
  • Speed Dreams 1.4.0 is released
  • Book Reviews: Ubuntu on a Dime

today's leftovers:

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  • Thunderbird Personas coming soon
  • GCC 4.5: Features and Fixes
  • Doom 3 Mod Interviews
  • Why is Jive bad-mouthing Drupal and Liferay?
  • ALSA 1.0.23 Is Here With Better Linux Audio
  • Banshee 1.6 Integrates with Ubuntu One Music Store
  • openSUSE Weekly Kernel Review
  • Girls like computers, too
  • Osmos GNU/Linux Beta Testers Needed
  • How Could Android Ever Be Considered “The Evil OS”?
  • So, What's a Little Android?
  • Open Source EU Funded Projects: FLOSSMetrics
  • Employers and Developers Alike Are Favoring Open Source
  • Moonlight 3 Preview 6
  • Another Thrown Under The Bus
  • Choosing Open Source Solutions
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.04.16
  • Linux Outlaws 146 - Let's Fork the Country

today's leftovers:

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  • Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx gets 14 new wallpapers
  • Pics of Nokia MeeGo interface appear
  • Oppenheimer Upgrades Red Hat (RHT) to Outperform
  • Cray Releases Latest Version of Its Linux
  • SMEs and open source players championed in Tory manifesto
  • Build It And They Will Come (Linux Clusters)
  • Free and Open Source Project Management Software
  • Novell: Stick to the facts, please
  • zen-mini 2010 released
  • The importance of there being another open source codec
  • Did Google Just Kill Ogg Theora?
  • Acer Aspire AS5738PG Netbook review
  • Plasma On screen keyboard
  • Dragora Linux 2.0: 100% Free
  • Perl 5 development resumes, version 5.12 released
  • SFLS: Episode 0x25: Sean Egan of the Pidgin Project

today's leftovers:

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  • (Yet) Another redesign of Nautilus
  • Best Ubuntu System Cleaners
  • OLPC’s Negroponte Honored by Lego Group
  • MeeGo Linux coming to netbooks, smartbooks soon
  • "WarGames" IMSAI 8080 Computer Up for Sale
  • Big Data open-source duo united under Apache
  • Gammu - Cellular manager for various mobile phones/modems
  • Oracle reasserts commitment to MySQL with new release
  • Psystar - The November 12, 2009 Hearing Transcript

today's leftovers:

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  • MeeGo project garners new industry participants
  • Warring Linux factions are Microsoft's best friends
  • MySQL users: Oracle must spell out commitment to open source
  • Linux MPX Multi-Touch Table
  • LinuxFest Northwest Schedule
  • Secure your disks and data with eMount
  • Microsoft bars Machinarium from XBLA
  • Can Mozilla be bigger than Facebook?
  • Sun MySQL Head Joins EnterpriseDB
  • Is Oracle Sailing the $7B Sun Ship Onto the Rocks?
  • DamnVid – Download and convert videos in Linux
  • Excuses, QLandkarte, BOFH and Devscripts
  • Radio Tray 0.5.1
  • Celtx, A Review
  • Educating on open source: Not as easy as it seems
  • Linux Outlaws 145 - Big Meerkat Balls

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • Labour trumpets open-source success
  • jobs command: running processes
  • Feature Plans For Xen 4.1 Come About
  • Image Magick Toy - A Dada Album Cover Creator
  • Monocaffe Connections Manager
  • How to insert a file at a specific line and column
  • Installing Linux on a Thecus n8800Pro
  • Creating your for eGroupware
  • GIMP Tutorial: Super Glowy Rainbow Text Effect
  • Do your own awesome vector posters with Inkscape
  • Get Wacom Bamboo Pen Working in Ubuntu
  • Getting iPhone Internet Tethering Working in Linux
  • GNOME Do – a nifty productivity tool for your Linux desktop
  • Making a Tie-Dye Design With Gimp
  • The Linux Action Show! s11e07: The Future of Software Development
  • Going Linux: Apr 10: #098 - Listener Feedback

few howtos & leftovers:

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  • How to make a photo grungy in GIMP
  • Google via the command line
  • Installing OpenArena in Ubuntu (and applying patches)
  • challenge to alter Open Source landscape
  • Firefox 3.7 nightly adds built in option for tabs-on-top
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 2 Kernel
  • Matt Asay On IBM Patents
  • GIMP: Glow FX extreme
  • Automatic MySQL backup
  • How to install eGroupware
  • Potamus: The way software should be
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